News tagged with surgical intervention

Lap band surgery helps combat diabetes

(Medical Xpress)—A trial of gastric band surgery in overweight people with type 2 diabetes has found the surgery resulted in better outcomes for diabetes and weight loss than standard exercise and diet plans.

Sep 02, 2013
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New function for a messenger molecule

ETH Zurich Assistant Professor Cornelia Halin and her colleagues have discovered a new function of the well-known messenger protein interleukin-7: it facilitates the drainage of lymph fluid from tissues. In the future, the ...

Aug 26, 2013
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Tackling a framework for surgical innovation

An international team of investigators co-led by Weill Cornell Medical College is offering a new framework for evidence-based surgery and device research, similar to the kind of risk and benefit analysis used in evidence-based ...

Jun 18, 2013
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